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Prostatism

  • Christopher L. Coogan
Prostatism refers to symptoms of infravesical obstruction from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Symptoms may be classified into obstructive or irritative components and the prevalence varies by age as follows:

Age (years)

Prevalence (in %)

 

41–50

25

 

51–60

33–50

 

61–70

41–69

 

71–80

46–79

 

Keywords

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Urethral Stricture Bladder Neck Contracture Post Void Residual Acute Urinary Tract Infection 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christopher L. Coogan
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  1. 1.Department of UrologyRush Medical College of Rush University, Rush University Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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